My mother asked that I create a “Memory Jacket” for her 80th birthday. Crazy quilting, charms, embroidery are combined with bits and pieces to create a jacket identifying occurrences in her life. The farm in Iowa where she grew up … Continue reading
The Destashification Version of the Story: If you give The Destasher several yards of fine woolen fabric, she will need a pattern. If she finds a pattern in The Stash, it will specify interfacing. If she goes to the store … Continue reading
Last summer, the Purse d’Resistance was created to carry all the necessities during a month of travel. Unfortunately, somewhere in the creative process, visual and textural interest trumped common sense. As a result, the base and body of a purse … Continue reading
Beaded Face Cabochons add just the right embellishment to purses and jackets. The beading options are endless! This post outlines the steps to create a basic beaded face cabochon. Start with a polymer clay face. They are simple to make … Continue reading
A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag. The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading
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The Fabric Flowers on the Rose Top received numerous comments when I wore it out last night, so I thought I would try my first tutorial on how to make them. All of the flowers except the coral roses are … Continue reading